Peter Okoye Wins First Award Since Psquare Disbandment

Former member of Psquare, Peter Okoye, popularly known as Mr P, has won his first award as a solo artiste. The ‘Ebeano’ crooner was named best international male artiste at the 2018 edition of the International Achievement Recognition Awards (IARA). The award ceremony took place on Saturday at the Hilton Hotel in London, UK. Now known professionally as Mr P,

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Chimamanda Adichie’s Creative Writing Workshop Returns with 11th Edition

Chimamanda Adichie, an award-winning Nigerian writer, has announced the return of her annual creative writing workshop. The ‘Americanah’ author made the announcement on Monday at a press conference held in Lagos. Formerly known as the Farafina Trust Creative Writing workshop, it will now be called the Purple Hibiscus Trust Writing Workshop. The 11th edition of the workshop, Adichie said, will

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Arsenal and Chelsea Legends Kanu and Drogba Meet in London Ahead of Charity Match

Ahead of the September 30 match between premiership masters vs African premiership masters for less privileged kids with heart problems at Barnett FC stadium, former Super Eagles captain, Kanu Nwankwo and his wife, Amara stormed London to attend the FIFA The Best awards ceremony yesterday, meeting with former Chelsea talisman Didier Drogba among many other high profile football figures. Kanu,

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Ghanaian Government Shuts Down 400 Nigerian Businesses in the Country

Once more tension has benn stoked following the closure of more than 400 businesses owned by Nigerians by authorities in Ghana, sparking a protest by owners who have issued a week ultimatum within which to resolve the surrounding the maltreatment of Nigerian business community in Ghana. The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) have written a petition to President Muhammadu

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Nigeria’s D’Tigress Humbles Argentina as they Record a Second win in the FIBA World Cup

The Nigerian team shone brilliantly in winning their second game in the FIBA Basketball World Cup going on in Spain. At the end of the fourth quarter, D’Tigress won by 75 points against Argentina’s 70. According to the D’Tigress Twitter handle, @DtigressNG, this feat makes Nigeria, the first ever African team to win two games in a single FIBA Basketball

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Rihanna Joins Laborers in Malawi in Building a Hospitall

Not a few were surprised and humbled when they witnessed Rihanna Robyn Fenty in working clothes, helping laboreres carry cement and sand helping in building a hospital in Malawi. The philanthropist in a working gear was seen helping the laborers fetch sand and water. This comes shortly after she was named “Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary” for her home country, Barbados

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19th Century Model Behind Courbet’s Scandalous Painting Now Identified.

According to a new book. the model who posed for the most scandalous painting of the 19th century has finally been revealed. Experts are “99% sure” that Gustave Courbet’s L’Origine du Monde (The Origin of the World) stars Parisian ballet dancer Constance Queniaux. The artwork is controversial even today. Facebook was criticised for censoring profiles who posted the image as

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Cary Fukunaga Appointed New James Bond Director

Provisionally known as “Bond 25“, the movie was thrown into disarray in August when Danny Boyle left the production over creative differences, purportedly regarding the casting of the film’s Russian villain. The man taking Boyle’s place shot to fame in 2014 over his bravura handling of the first season of HBO’s Southern Gothic crime drama True Detective starring Matthew McConaughey

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Apple TV Pulls Sex, Violence, Politics from its Shows, Embraces Scripted Content

The three big players in the streaming industry – Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu – have not shied away from controversy in their original programming. In some cases they have arguably courted it (see Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, Insatiable). As such, they already pose a threat to the likes of HBO, AMC, FX and other more traditional networks trading in

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